The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is now accepting applications for the 2023 Agricultural Growth, Research, and Innovation (AGRI) Value-Added Grant Program.

The program provides funding to help processors add value to Minnesota agricultural products by investing in production capacity, market diversification, and market access for value-added products.

The AGRI Value-Added Grant application must be received by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15, 2023. If you are a new user, you will need to create an account. Once you are logged in, select AGRI Value-Added Grant FY 2023. Before you apply, read the FY 2023 AGRI Value-Added Grant Request for Proposals for eligibility, requirements, and priorities.

For more information, and to apply, visit the AGRI Value-Added Grant Program website.